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Serving Sara (2002)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 23 August 2002 (USA)
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A process server tries to serve an elusive female target.

Director:

Reginald Hudlin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Perry ... Joe Tyler
Elizabeth Hurley ... Sara Moore
Vincent Pastore ... Tony
Bruce Campbell ... Gordon Moore
Cedric the Entertainer ... Ray Harris
Amy Adams ... Kate
Terry Crews ... Vernon
Jerry Stiller ... Milton the Cop
Marshall Bell ... Warren Cebron
Derek Southers Derek Southers ... Bouncer
Alan Ackles ... Man in Elevator (scenes deleted)
Robin McGee Robin McGee ... Jimmy the Elevator Operator
Brent Duncan ... Blackjack Dealer
Eli Jacques Eli Jacques ... Woman at Blackjack Table
John Wayne Shafer John Wayne Shafer ... Pit Boss
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Storyline

A process server, Joe Tyler (played by Matthew Perry) is given the task of serving divorce papers on Sara Moore (Elizabeth Hurley), the wife of of a wealthy Texas businessman. To do so he needs to contend with her attempts at evasion and the attempts of a colleague to undermine him. Written by grantss

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The One Thing That Could Bring Them Together Is Revenge.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude humor, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The hotel concierge is played by Mike Judge who is a last minute addition to the film. According to Reggie Hudlin the original actor fell ill and was unable to appear in the movie, so he phoned Mike Judge who agreed to play the part. See more »

Goofs

The legal goofs in this movie are hard to count, but to start with, in New York, the rule is that when serving process on someone all you have to do is mail it to them and tack it on their door. Sara running would have no legal effect. See more »

Quotes

[to a kid on a bus]
Joe Tyler: Hey, mind your own business pork chops.
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Connections

References Get Smart (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Livin' It Down
Written by Delbert McClinton, Gary Nicholson and Benmont Tench
Performed by Delbert McClinton
Courtesy of New West Records, LLC
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99 Minutes of Good Entertainment
24 October 2005 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In New York, the process server Joe Tyler (Matthew Perry) is assigned to deliver a divorce paper to Sara Moore (Elizabeth Hurley). Her wealthy Texan husband Gordon Moore (Bruce Campbell) is cheating her and also trying to take all their money for him. Sara offers one million dollars to Joe serving Gordon first, and he travels to Texas with Sara trying to accomplish his task. Meanwhile, the serving company sends Tony (Vincent Patore), the colleague and enemy of Joe, to serve Sara. A dispute begins with the oponents trying to serve the divorce papers first, to get financial advantages in the process.

I liked a lot this chase movie that slightly recalls "Midnight Run". There are many funny moments, Matthew Perry and Elizabeth Hurley show great chemistry and the IMDb User Rating of 4.6 is quite unfair. Every time that I see the beautiful and delicious Elizabeth Hurley, I recall the amazing choice of Hugh Grant for Divine Brown. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "A Serviço de Sara" ("Serving Sara")


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Official Sites:

Paramount [United States]

Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

23 August 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Flipping the Mark See more »

Filming Locations:

Arlington, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$29,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,758,236, 25 August 2002

Gross USA:

$16,930,185

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,146,150
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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